This thesis analyzes the organization and conduct of the Procurement Management Review (PMR) program within the Marine Corps Field Contracting System. An attempt is made to identify, to the maximum extent possible, the goals, management philosophy, organization, and methods considered to be ideal for PMR by three sources: literature, previous studies, and contracting professionals. An analysis and comparison between this consensus and HQMC's current PMR policies and procedures, as well as field contracting personnel's perceptions of these policies and procedures is conducted to highlight similarities and differences, and to provide acquisition managers at HQMC with alternatives for improving current practices to optimize the effectiveness of the PMR program, given the Marine Corps Field Contracting System's peculiar acquisition needs and structure.
Hart, E. Neil.
Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.)
Naval Postgraduate School
M.S. in Management
Department of Administrative Sciences
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